SR. SOURCING MANAGER, PORK, POULTRY, & PACKAGED MEAT-CHICAGOLAND
NEW POSITION 2024 DUE TO COMPANY GROWTH!
HYBRID-This is a highly collaborative role and will work at new Itasca, IL Office 3 days/week of their choosing.
Food Industry leader that provides aggregation, innovation and knowledge management solutions for its members across the US.
They leverage the collective volume, knowledge and commitment of these companies to create a competitive advantage and have had dramatic results.
Best in Class reputation that is unique for a large company to act like a small one-you have a seat at the table!
FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
Generous base compensation package, bonus potential, relocation assistance and other unique benefits for the role.
The ideal candidate will be able to elevate in the organization as this is a high volume ($300M+ spend) opportunity within dynamic protein industry.
THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
Lead short term and long term (2-3 year) strategic sourcing strategy and execution.
Responsible for leading a team of 3-4 associates,driving value through an extensive knowledge of protein commodity market experience and insights.
Will report directly to Director-Meat & Seafood and preferred candidate will be promotable several levels up in organization.
Utilize e-sourcing tools to gather information and negotiate with supplier base, identifying alternative specifications, aggregating spend, contracting and/or introducing new technologies or techniques to drive savings or value.
Bachelor's Degree in related field or relevant experience.
At least 5 years sourcing experience in protein commodity markets.
Robust experience with RFP process. Strong Negotiating Skills area Must!
Preferred candidate will have experience at retail, supplier or both.